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  • Payne Park

    1. Address:2010 Adams Ln
      Sarasota, FL 34237
    2. Phone:(941) 263-6386
    1. Amphitheater
    2. Cycling
    3. Disc Golf
    4. Dog Friendly
    5. Drinking Fountain
    6. Food & Beverage
    7. Pavilion
    8. Picnic Tables
    9. Playground
    10. Public Art
    11. Rental Venue
    12. Restrooms
    13. Transportation
    14. Walking Path
    15. Water Feature
    1. Parks

This park is home to the Payne Park Tennis Center, Skate Park, Circus Park, Cafe, Auditorium, and Amphitheater.

Payne Park - Tennis Court

Tennis Center

Twelve Har-Tru Hydrogrid tennis courts, hitting wall, covered bench seating, and a locker room with showers. Offers lessons/clinics, tournaments, and evening play on lit courts.

Payne Park Auditorium


Conveniently located in downtown Sarasota. The room has a well maintained 4,000 plus square foot hard wood floor suitable for dances and meetings.

Circus theme playground at payne park its a sunny blue sky day and the primary color playground stands on a newly turfed ground.

Circus Park

This playground is circus inspired! Featuring a small splash area, rock climbing, slides, music makers, swings, and so much more. Perfect for picnics and spending the day with your little ones. No pets allowed unless they are service trained.

Exterior of skate park

Payne Skate Park

OPEN: Monday - Thursday
2:30 – 9:00 p.m.
Friday 2:30 – 10:00 p.m.
Saturday Noon – 10:00 p.m.
Sunday 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m.

Hours weather permitting and may change without notice.

Baseball Honor wall

Stadium & Field Tribute

Payne Park was a professional baseball park from 1924 to 1989 in Sarasota, serving as the Spring Training home for the New York Giants, Boston Red Sox, and Chicago White Sox. The stadium closed in 1989 when replaced by Ed Smith Stadium. Payne Park stadium and field were built on a portion of 60 acres of land donated by Calvin Payne and his wife, Martha.

Payne Park Cafe outside

Café in the Park

Captures the spirit of the great tradition of the Urban Cafe Terrace. Conveniently located for the downtown community, stop in for a great cup of coffee and a fantastic sandwich, seating inside or out - "al fresco", or on the go.

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